Short Stories are a subgenre descriptive of length. Short stories are usually less than 7,500 words, according to the guidelines of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. A Short-Short is between 1000-2000 words. Flash Fiction is less than 1,000 words. Other types of short fiction include 6 word stories, 55 Fiction which has precisely 55 words, 3 Sentence Fiction which has-you guessed it- exactly 3 sentences, and 3-69 which has three thematically linked tales of 69 words each.
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